Hodgkin's disease

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Hodg·kin's disease

 (hŏj′kĭnz)
n.
A malignant, progressive, sometimes fatal disease of unknown cause, marked by enlargement of the lymph nodes, spleen, and liver. Also called Hodgkin's lymphoma.

[After Thomas Hodgkin, (1798-1866), British physician.]

Hodgkin's disease

(ˈhɒdʒkɪnz)
n
(Pathology) a malignant disease, a form of lymphoma, characterized by painless enlargement of the lymph nodes, spleen, and liver. Also called: lymphoadenoma or lymphogranulomatosis
[C19: named after Thomas Hodgkin (1798–1866), London physician, who first described it]

Hodg′kin's disease`


n.
a malignant disorder characterized by enlargement of the lymph nodes and spleen and by lymphoid infiltration along the blood vessels.
[1860–65; after Thomas Hodgkin (1798–1866), London physician who described it]

Hodgkin's disease

A disorder of the lymphatic system in which the lymphoid tissue multiplies rapidly. This can damage the immune system and can result in infections, which are normally considered minor, becoming fatal.
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Noun1.Hodgkin's disease - a malignant disorder in which there is progressive (but painless) enlargement of lymph tissue followed by enlargement of the spleen and liver
lymphoma - a neoplasm of lymph tissue that is usually malignant; one of the four major types of cancer
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Hodgkin's disease

n. enfermedad de Hodgkin, presencia de tumores malignos en los nódulos linfáticos y el bazo.